Events

Events

Esports focused events news and calendar

UFC Peacekeeper Elite League

UFC sponsors China’s mobile Peacekeeper Elite League

Mixed martial arts league Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has been announced as a strategic partner for Versus Programming Network’s (VSPN) Peacekeeper Elite League in China. The Peacekeeper Elite League (PEL) is the...

How eSportStars plans to boost fan engagement and player revenue

Slated to launch in October 2020, eSportStars is a Japan-based gaming and esports matching platform that intends to open up a new revenue stream for professional esports players. The company will offer...
ESI Digest #2 24/07/2020

MTG personnel changes, Herman Miller expands presence | ESI Digest #2 (24/07/20)

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest is available...
Riot Games European Esports Restructuring

Riot Games restructures European esports efforts

League of Legends developer Riot Games has consolidated its European esports initiatives for the popular MOBA title. As part of an internal change, all European competitions ran by Riot Games will now...
How London Royal Ravens ran a CoD League Home Series from lockdown

How London Royal Ravens ran a home series event from lockdown

In February, London Royal Ravens played host to a Home Series for thousands of baying fans as part of the location-based franchise model adopted by the Call of Duty League. Last weekend, the...
ESL x HUYA

HUYA acquires broadcast rights to ESL CS:GO and Dota 2 events

Tournament organisers ESL and DreamHack have entered an exclusive broadcast deal with Chinese live streaming platform HUYA. The one-year deal will see the CS:GO Pro Tour and prominent Dota 2 tournaments broadcast...
Luis Carrillo Pinto, Managing Director of Live Media Esports Entertainment.

Live Media MD: “No one knows the LATAM market better than we do”

The esports industry in Latin America has quickly accelerated over the last few years, and both teams and infrastructure in the region are flourishing. Whether it be the revival of a...
ESL Pro League Season 11 Finals

ESL expands Euronics Group deal to cover ESL Pro League

Tournament organiser ESL has named electrical goods retailer Euronics Group as an official partner of ESL Pro League for Season 12. The deal covers the next season of ESL’s premier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive league. The...
OMEGA League Dota 2

Dota 2 Omega League launched with $590,000 prize purse

Tournament organisers WePlay! Esports and Epic Esports Events have coordinated with a group of European Dota 2 teams to launch a competition labelled Omega League. The tournament will be separated into two regions,...
Ubisoft Collegiate Esports launches in partnership with FACEIT, CORSAIR

Ubisoft launches collegiate Rainbow Six Siege with FACEIT and CORSAIR

Ubisoft has announced the launch of its proprietary collegiate esports league, Ubisoft Collegiate Esports, which will premiere with Rainbow Six Siege. The competition is set to kick off this month in partnership with esports platform...